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Hidden Gems of World Football at the moment!

  • Players with enormous potential, to look out for in near future.
Ranjib Raj
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Top 5 / Top 10
Modified 23 Mar 2019, 20:00 IST
Nxtgen Footballers
Nxtgen Footballers

There were days when every Football team was looking at their academy graduates, they are the next-gen stars for their respective clubs. Clubs like Ajax, FC Barcelona are still more or less dependent on their academy graduates, but one can't deny that all the major clubs have changed their process of recruiting younger players.

Nowadays, All the major clubs are investing a huge sum of money in their Scouting Network which is typically led by their club's chief of recruitment.

A Football scout is a person who spots young talents and gives his respective club the chance to sign the player. Coming to the topic, these hidden gems are on every club's scout list.

The players mentioned in the list are not so well renowned to the world of football at the moment, but yes they have the potential. Here is the list of few hidden talents in the world football at the moment.


#5 Ezequiel Barco (19 years)

Barco
Barco

The Argentine Starlet whose transfer value took the transfer market in MLS by storm. He signed with Atlanta United for a record-breaking fee of $15 million which can be viewed here. Having come up through much famed Argentina's Independiente youth academy, he had a two year of club football experience before joining MLS side Atlanta United.

Hailing from Villa Gobernador Gálvez, the 19-year-old Attacking Midfielder can surely lead the attacking line of Argentina's football in coming years. They know him for his acceleration, agility and dribbling skills and he can be a natural heir to Lionel Messi for his national team.

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His big money transfer move from Atlanta United to a European Heavyweight team is looming large and with age by his side, he is a star to look out for the future.

He already has 6 Goals and 5 assists to his name in 2018.

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Published 23 Mar 2019, 20:00 IST
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